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Thyroid treatment may prevent heart disease in diabetics

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:56

Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent cardiovascular disease resulting from diabetes, according to a new study.

World Heart Day 2012: Caring for your heart

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 22:18

According to the World Heart Federation, heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing 1 in 3 female deaths (i.e., about one death per minute).

What should we do in case of a heart attack?

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 16:27

Heart attack is the most catastrophic presentation of a heart disease. If not treated effectively it has a mortality of up to 25 per cent. A heart attack happens when blood supply to this vital organ gets blocked. It can be a silent disease and can cause of sudden death with increasing age in both man and woman.

`Ischemic heart disease is multifactorial`

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 16:44

Heart diseases are the group of diseases which affects structure, function and functional capacity of the heart.

Blood pressure genes `found`

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:27

Scientists have identified at least 16 new genes which are linked to blood pressure, a key breakthrough they claim could pave the way for new treatments for hypertension and cardiovascular disease.